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Fisher Hosts Integrative Medicine Symposium

March 28, 2018

National and local health experts will share knowledge, resources, and advice on how to improve a person’s physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual well-being during the annual Integrative Medicine Symposium hosted by St. John Fisher College. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

A chef from Wegmans delivers a cooking demonstration during the 2016 Integrated Medicine Symposium.

During the symposium, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and yoga and nutrition professionals will offer interactive workshops on how holistic approaches to care can improve health and wellness.

Tickets, which are $25 for general public, $10 for students with a valid college or high school ID, or $60 for pharmacists (includes four hours of continuing education credits), can be purchased online.

Tentative schedule:

8 a.m. Healthy Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. Welcome

8:40 a.m. Keynote with Dr. Kristine Gedroic, director of the Gedroic Medical Institute

9:30 a.m. Herbal Supplements: Views from a pharmacist, a nurse, and a doctor

10:30 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m. Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

11:10 a.m. Mindful Meditation

11:45 p.m. Yoga and Health

12 p.m. Nutrition: Fighting Inflammation with a Fork

12:30 p.m. Healthy Cooking Demonstration and Lunch with Wegmans

1:30 p.m. Health in a Glass of Wine

2 p.m. Wine Reception

The symposium is made possible by major sponsor, Wegmans, with additional support from the Del Monte Lodge Hotel and Spa and Constellation Brands.

For more information, email Pam Carzo at or call (585) 385-8430.